Coniece Washington, Jazz Vocalist
Vocalist Coniece Washington sings from her heart. A Recording Artist, Song Writer and Show Producer who captivates her audience with her distinctive Sultry Sweet stylings, comparable to none. Her influences are Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, Nancy Wilson, Shirley Horn, Billie Holiday and Carmen McRae . Born in Trenton, New Jersey, Coniece developed her love for music at an early age, singing at her Grandmother’s Church. She served in the US Army and continued expressing her talent and passion for music by performing at various night clubs and venues here in the states and has performed in Europe. She is a trained vocalist and former member of the re-nowned Washington Performing Arts Society Men & Women of the Gospel Choir. Coniece can be seen performing at various venues in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area, including Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club, Twins Jazz, The Carlyle Club, The Other Barn, Mr. Henry’s, The Georgetown Ritz Carlton ,The Henley Park Hotel, Cafe Agape and Westminster Presbyterian Church Friday Night Jazz. Coniece has also performed at the historic Blues Alley, the DC Jazz Festival, the Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival, the Mid Atlantic Jazz Festival and the Annual Preservation of Jazz Festival . As a songwriter Coniece wrote the Holiday song Snow Cover Stars. As a producer Coniece is known for her creativity and attention to detail. She competed for and was awarded the 2018 Montgomery County Employee's Black History Show contract. Her Debut CD Love Changes sold very well. Her CD Shades of Shirley Horn will be released on March 17,2019. Coniece is a rare talent. She will leave you wanting more and more of her gifted voice and presence. Her passion is singing and her goal is to present the Great American Song Book with integrity.
"Great Vocalist and Entertainer!"- DeAndrey Howard Musician,Co founder and Manager of Alice's Jazz and Cultural Society, Washington, DC
"Coniece Washington is truly a vanguard in the preservation of straight ahead jazz standards. Her vocals are alluring and captivates the audience....transporting them to another place and time." - Black Art Today!,LLC
"Coniece Washington is. true to form jazz singer with the authenticity in her performance that honors and continues the tradition of the outstanding female jazz vocalists of our day." - Jerry Paris, General Manager WPFW 89.3,Washington,DC
MAGICAL MUSIC – JAZZ in Little Italy, Baltimore
--Dr. Renee’ Allen, The Renee Allen & Friends Show” on WLVS Radio
On Saturday, July 16th, Coniece Washington sent chills throughout her audience as she performed at Germano’s PIATTIN Cabaret. It was simply magical
CD's: Shades of Shirley Horn, Love Changes and Snow Cover Stars Available on cdbaby
Coniece Washington WPFW Live @5
5PM Listen via wpfw.org 89.3 as I sing and talk about my new CD Shades of Shirley Horn.
Coniece Washington CD Release Party
Coniece will perform songs from her new CD " Shades of Shirley Horn". PURCHASE TICKETS VIA: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4026210 Call Ms. Lavenia if you have questionsall Levenia Nessmitt via 301-596-5128. Pianist/Music Director Vince Evans, Bassist Wes Biles, Drummer JC Jefferson
Jazz One Presents Songs of Love with Guest Vocalist Coniece Washington
Jazz One Presents Songs of Love with Guest Vocalist Coniece Washington at An die Musik . "Great Jazz Venue 2016, 2018, 2018" DownBeat Magazine Time: 7PM AND 9PM Admission: Single $15.00, Couple: $25.00 Purchase tickets via www.andiemusiklive.com or at the door.
Jazz & More
Free Off St. Parking Admission $20.00
Coniece Sings Jazz At The Big Easy
Enjoy an intimate evening of jazz in a cozy place filled with friends and family. Coniece will be accompanied by Pianist Arron Graves and Bassist Lee Smith. Admission $15.00
Coniece Sings At The Grove
Free Admission and Parking Lot.
Coniece Sings with the Robert Penn Blues Band
Coniece Sings At The Groove First Friday
Coniece Sings at the beautiful Grove Res! Featuring Guitarist David Cole and Bassist Nero Patrick. FREE Admission with food or drink. Free Parking Lot No reservations needed
Coniece Sings At The Grove First Fridays
Free Admission! Free Parking! Off of Rt. 24 (Central Ave) near Sixth Flags.
American Veterans Awards Dinner
Private After 5 Event for AMVET members and guests.
Ft. Myer Wine Tasting & Jazz
Wine tasting and jazz 1PM - 5PM
An Evening of Jazz With A Little Bit of Blues
Guitarist and Band Leader David Cole, Bassist Jeron White and Drummer Nicholas Costa. Doors Open at 7:30PM Tickets $25.00 are available at the door or Via : tickets.avalontheatre.com or call 410-822-7299
MWDC Trailblazers Luncheon
Private Black Girl Magic Party
The Mid Atlantic Jazz Festival
My show helps the Festival obtain it's mission of supporting young Jazz Musicians. Tickets are only $20.00 Purchase tickets via: www.midatlanticjazzfestival.org